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How to watch Platinum Party at the Palace for Queen's Jubilee

Stars from the world of music, TV and sport will be taking part in Saturday's celebration for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

Platinum Party at the Palace
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Published: Friday, 3rd June 2022 at 11:20 am
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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations are in full swing, and the TV schedules are packed with coverage of the exciting events.

Four days of festivities kicked off on Thursday (2nd June 2022) with Trooping the Colour, and will be followed by a big programme of events, including the National Lottery’s Jubilee Street Party, the Platinum Jubilee Pageant and the Service of Thanksgiving.

One of the most anticipated events over the weekend will be the Platinum Party at the Palace.

The phenomenal evening of entertainment, which is being hosted by Roman Kemp and Kirsty Young for BBC One, will feature an all-star line-up including Queen, Rod Stewart, Nile Rodgers, Diana Ross.

Read on for everything we know so far about Platinum Party at the Palace, including how to watch the celebration and all the latest line-up and ticketing information.

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How to watch Platinum Party at the Palace

Queen Elizabeth celebrates the start of the Platinum Jubilee
Queen Elizabeth celebrates the start of the Platinum Jubilee Joe Giddens - by WPA Pool/Getty Images

The Platinum Party at the Palace will be broadcast live on Saturday 4th June from 7:30pm on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

The BBC's coverage, which will be hosted by Kirsty Young and Roman Kemp, will then end at 10:30pm.

What is Platinum Party at the Palace?

Sam Ryder
Sam Ryder will be performing at the Platinum Party at The Palace BBC

The Platinum Party at the Palace is a three-hour celebratory event in honour of HM Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee.

Featuring performances from the likes of Queen, George Ezra, Sir Elton John, Sir Rod Stewart, Nile Rodgers and Diana Ross, the ticketed event will see stars from film and TV re-enact some of the most significant cultural moments from The Queen's seven-decade reign.

"The evening will pivot around global themes that have been born, or evolved, during the breadth of Her Majesty’s reign due to extraordinary British and Commonwealth contributions including Fashion, Sport, the Environment, 70 Years of Pop Music and Musicals – the latter curated by legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber," the BBC teases.

Throughout the show, Buckingham Palace will be illuminated by projections to accompany the performances and songs, while the BBC will be covering the event, with Kirsty Young in St James's Park and Roman Kemp backstage.

In addition, the UK's very own Sam Ryder will be performing fresh from his Eurovision success in Italy.

How to buy tickets to Platinum Party at the Palace

Unfortunately for those hoping to acquire tickets to Platinum Party at the Palace, the ticket ballot is now closed.

There were 10,000 tickets up for grabs, all of which have been randomly allocated to applicants.

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